Lagos raises the bar for admission to College of Nursing, uploads name to JAMB portal

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Prospective candidates seeking admission into the Lagos State College of Nursing (LASCON), Igando, will from Y2022 be required to sit for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) entrance examination to gain entry into the college.

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The Provost of the College, Mrs. Oyefunso Orenuga, made this known during a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the College and held at the LASCON’s Lecture Theatre.

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Orenuga informed the participants, comprising of Parents, Guardians and Stakeholders, that the management has observed with dismay that some unauthorised individuals are defrauding unsuspecting people and extorting money from innocent candidates by circulating false information on social media about the sale of admission forms into the College.

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The Provost reiterated that the name of Lagos State College of Nursing has been uploaded on the JAMB portal and, henceforth, admission into the College will be through the JAMB entrance examination, imploring all intending candidates to obtain the JAMB form and choose the College as their first choice.

She, however, advised the general public not to pay any money into anyone’s account or transact any business on social media for the purchase of forms or purported admission into the college.

The College has full accreditation for five years from the Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) and three years from the National Board of Technical Education (NBTE) to run a collegiate system of Education in which students will be awarded the OND/HND Certificate after the completion of the five-year programme.
 

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